Govt won’t freeze salary increment – Akufo Addo

Govt won't freeze salary increment - Akufo Addo

The president of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo has assured the TUC and the general public that, his government will in no way suspend salary increase in the next four years as speculated by a section of people in the country.

Addressing the 11th Quadrennial Delegates Congress of the Traders Union Congress(TUC) at Abankro near Ejisu in the Ashanti region, Nana Addo said, although we are not in normal times, his government has no intention to freeze public sector salary increment in the next four years.

He then urged the Union and Ghanaians at large to help government mobilize the needed revenue and resources to enable government roll out its fiscal policies outlined in the 2021 budget statement which has been approved by parliament.

The Traders Union Congress is organising its 11th quadrennial delegates Congress in the Ashanti region.

The congress will see the union deliberate on issues bothering the future of the union and to elect new national officers to replace old ones whose tenure of office has expired.

The President, Nana Addo, further urged the union to get involved in the COVID-19 vaccination which is currently ongoing to help restore life and also help boost the economy in the shortest possible time.

Ending his speech, he said, “human life, when lost cannot be replaced but economy can be revamped when gone bad”.

Source: Kwaakye Wilberforce